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skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
calamity - disaster; misery
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
vex - annoy; distress
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude